- Key Points: Serolsar Lake, Jalori Pass, Tirthan Valley.
- State: Himachal Pradesh, India.
- Duration: 2 Nights 2 Days.
- Altitude: 3,100m (10,171 feet).
- Trek Distance: Approximately 5 kms.
- Summer temperature: (15°C to 25°C)
- Winter temperature: (-10°C to 5°C)
- Best Time To Visit: May to October.
- Trek Level: Easy to Moderate.
- How to Reach: Take a bus from New Delhi/chandigarh to Aut tunnel stand, then take a local bus from Aut tunnel stand to Banjar bus stand, then from Banjar, take another local bus or taxi to Jalori Pass, Start the Serolsar Lake Trek from Jalori Pass.
- Budget: Under ₹6000 per person.
- Weather: In winter, Snow covers the peaks and in the summers you can experience a cool breeze.
The Serolsar Lake is stunning & rewarding destination located in the scenic Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh, India. The trek gives trekkers with the possibility to explore the Magnificent natural features and diversity of heritage, Exploring the local arts and crafts. Its stunning natural beauty, serene atmosphere, and panoramic views of the Himalayan mountains are what make this trek well-known. The Serolsar Lake Trek starts from Jalori Pass and takes you through a scenic trail that winds its way up to the pristine Lake, located at an altitude of 3,100m (10,171 feet) above from the sea level. The Serolsar Lake Trek can be an adventure, but it is essential to understand the risks involved in attempting it during the winter season and to prepare accordingly.
About Serolsar Lake Trek
The trek begins from the high mountain Jalori Jot, which is located at an altitude of 3,100 meters (10,171 feet) above sea level. You can reach Jalori Pass by taking a local/govt. bus or taxi from Banjar bus stand. You can complete the whole trip in two-three days, covering a distance of approximately 5-6 kilometers.
The first day of the trek involves a steep climb from the village of a Jalori Jot to the base camp located near the Buddhi Nagin temple. The trail passes through dense forests of oak and deodar trees, and you can see the stunning 360° views of the surrounding mountain belt of the Himalayas. The base camp is located near the Serolsar Lake/Buddhi Nagin temple, Where you can camp for the overnight.
The trek on the second day takes you around the Serolsar Lake, which locals consider one of the most scenic spots in the region. Lush green forests surround the lake, and the reflection of the surrounding mountains on the crystal-clear lake creates a breathtaking view. After exploring the lake, You can go back to the village of Jalori Pass and marking the end of the trek.
Anyone with a moderate level of fitness can complete the Serolsar Lake Trek, as it is suitable for both beginners & experienced trekkers. However, it’s important to carry the trekking equipment’s and other trekking gears for the enjoyable experience. The best time to visit the trek is during the summer time from May to October, when the weather is relatively normal and clear.
Things to keep in mind while traveling:
- Do not roam alone at night. It’s not safe.
- Respect Pahari culture and don’t argue/fight with people around you.
- Do not litter in mountains.
- Save mountains, Save nature.
- Don’t do trekking with drugs.
- Always carry a medical box, torchlight, trekking stick, trekking shoes, warm clothes, and a water bottle with you.
- Always walk carefully, Do not trek in bad weather.
Q1: How to reach Serolsar Lake ?
Take a bus from New Delhi/chandigarh to Aut tunnel stand, then take a local bus from Aut tunnel stand to Banjar bus stand, then from Banjar, take another local bus or taxi to Jalori Pass, Start the Serolsar Lake Trek from Jalori Pass.
Q2: Where is Serolsar lake ?
Serolsar lake is situated in the Tirthan Valley of Kullu region. It is situated at the altitude of 10,171 feet.
Q3: Is trek to Seolsar lake is difficult ?
No, The trek level is easy and best for beginners. The trek starts from Jalori Pass and this trek is approximately 5 kilometers long.
Q4: Where to stay at Seolsar lake ?
Yes, there are some accommodation options available at nearby lake, ranging from homestays to camping . However, it is advisable to book in advance, especially during the peak season, to ensure availability. Booking Link is mentioned in this blog. Please check below.
Q5: Can I do Serolsar lake trek in winters ?
Try to avoid trekking during the monsoon & winter season when the trail becomes slippery and closed due to landslides and Heavy snow fall at Jalori Pass.
Q6: Jalori Pass & Serolsar lake ?
The trek starts from Jalori Pass and takes you through a scenic trail that winds its way up to the pristine Lake, located at an altitude of 3,100m (10,171 feet) above from the sea level. The trek Trek can be an adventure, but it is essential to understand the risks involved in attempting it during the winter season and to prepare accordingly.
By clicking on the below link, you can book a room in the homestay/Camping according to your choice
Cafe’s Nearby Jibhi village
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